Anticonflict effects of lavender oil and identification of its active constituents

@article{Umezu2006AnticonflictEO,
  title={Anticonflict effects of lavender oil and identification of its active constituents},
  author={Toyoshi Umezu and Kimiyo Nagano and Hiroyasu Ito and Kiyomi Kosakai and Misao Sakaniwa and Masatoshi Morita},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={85},
  pages={713-721}
}
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